Institute of Innovative Research, 
Tokyo Institute of Technology.



Honorary Professor Kenichi Iga awarded the 2024 Frederic Ives Medal/Jarus W. Quinn Prize from Optica

First awarded from Japan: The highest award at the world's largest optics academic society

Honorary Professor Kenichi Iga has been named the 2024 Ives Quinn Prize (Frederic Ives Medal / Jarus W. Quinn Prize) recipient from Optica (formerly OSA: Optical Society of America), the world’s largest optics academic society. The award ceremony will be held at the Optica annual meeting to be held on Monday, September 23, 2024 in Denver, Colorado, USA.

Recipient: Honorary Professor Kenichi Iga
Awarding Organization: Optica
Award Name: 2024 Frederic Ives Medal/Jarus W. Quinn Prize
Research Achievements: Pioneering contributions and visionary leadership in the field of semiconductor lasers and optoelectronics, and a dedication to training and educating future generations
Date: February 21, 2024
The award ceremony: September 23, 2024